Who Can File a Wrongful Death Claim in California?
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Who Can File a Wrongful Death Claim in California?

Wrongful death is a civil lawsuit against a person or an entity. The lawsuit arises when someone is killed due to negligence, misconduct, or wrongful act of another person or entity. It is important to understand that a wrongful death lawsuit is different from a criminal lawsuit because the deceased is killed because of an...

What Makes a Fatal Accident a Wrongful Death?
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What Makes a Fatal Accident a Wrongful Death?

What Makes a Fatal Accident a Wrongful Death? Wrongful death occurs if someone with a personal injury claim dies as a result of that injury. These claims are heard in civil court and brought by the survivors of the deceased. The at fault party might also face criminal charges brought by the state. Work injuries...

How Do I Know if I Am Suffering Traumatic Brain Injury?
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How Do I Know if I Am Suffering Traumatic Brain Injury?

How Do I Know if I am Suffering Traumatic Brain Injury? A traumatic brain injury (TBI) may require emergency care. A TBI occurs when the brain experiences an abrupt, physical attack. It is a general term used to describe a wide range of brain injuries. Traumatic injuries to the brain are also a common cause...

The Long-Term Effects of Catastrophic Injuries
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The Long-Term Effects of Catastrophic Injuries

The Long-Term Effects of Catastrophic Injuries The JT Legal Group handles a wide range of personal injury claims, including claims where the injuries suffered by the plaintiff were catastrophic. Catastrophic injuries are typically defined as sudden, unexpected injuries with serious and long-term, or perhaps permanent, consequences for the victim. The following can be catastrophic: Traumatic...

What Is the Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury in California?
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What Is the Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury in California?

What Is the Statute of Limitations for Personal Injury in California? If you are hurt because of someone else’s negligent behavior, it may be in your best interest to pursue a personal injury claim against that person. Doing so may allow you to collect compensation for various damages such as lost wages, the cost of...

What Does Rideshare Insurance Cover?
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What Does Rideshare Insurance Cover?

What Does Rideshare Insurance Cover? Ridesharing is a relatively new industry that has grown in leaps and bounds in recent years. Because it occupies a unique, never-before-seen niche in the marketplace, government regulations and insurance companies have had to scramble to keep up. If you are a driver for Uber or Lyft (or any similar...

How is Insurance Coverage Determined for Delivery Truck Drivers?
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How is Insurance Coverage Determined for Delivery Truck Drivers?

Are Delivery Truck Drivers Covered by the Company or Their Personal Insurance? Regardless of whether you live in an urban environment, the suburbs or even a more rural setting, you likely see delivery drivers rushing around to deliver packages on time. These delivery truck drivers may be in corporate trucks and vans marked with Amazon,...

What Is Proposition 213?
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What Is Proposition 213?

What Is Proposition 213? California’s Personal Responsibility Act of 1996 was an initiative to reduce the amount of damages that an uninsured driver, a felon or a drunk driver could recover after being struck and injured by an insured vehicle. The law applies to uninsured motorists and owners of uninsured vehicles. The stated purpose of...

Trial Process for a Personal Injury Case
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Trial Process for a Personal Injury Case

Trial Process for a Personal Injury Case When a California personal injury case goes to trial, a judge or a jury will determine its fate. The court will decide whether there is enough evidence to clearly show that the defendant caused injury to the plaintiff that resulted in certain losses. The trial provides the plaintiff...